Matchtech

Crash Test Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Bedford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP389743
Contact
Natalie Clarke
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical, Testing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
They are looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals with either experience in vehicle safety testing or those with a mechanical background and a desire to develop their career in this specialist area of the business.

You will be responsible for working in collaboration with our customers and/or witnessing authorities to establish testing requirements. In addition, you will prepare, execute and report on full scale crash tests, and advise the customer on test methods and processes.

Role Responsibilities:

* Establish test content including review and inclusion of any regulatory requirements
* Provide costing information for quote preparation
* Prepare internal test execution documentation and liaise with customer and internal operations group
* Responsibility for correct and complete execution of test to the satisfaction of the customer and any relevant legal or quality standards
* Test data approval to the requirements of SAE J211 or similar
* Preparation of test reports and/or customer data packs
* Support and generate continuous improvement initiatives
* Support business development activities
* Carry out vehicle measurements on behalf of the customer (3D digital measurement)

Qualifications

* Degree or similar in an Engineering discipline

Experience

* Experience in testing to European/Federal regulations and also consumer test protocols considered - desirable
* Working in an ISO 17025 environment

Skills

* Sound knowledge of mechanical principles associated with vehicle safety testing - essential
* Excellent oral and written communicator
* IT literate
* Knowledge of high speed data and video capture considered an advantage

Personal Behaviours

* Excellent attention to detail
* Customer focused
* Must be able to work independently and in a team
* Able to work on multiple projects

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